2019 Christmas Eve Reflections by Paul Sullivan: Each night a child is born is a holy night …
Compiled by Rabbi Sherril Gilbert firstname.lastname@example.org
Inspired by R’ Chava Bahle, R’ Debra Orenstein, & R’ Avraham Greenbaum, Margaret Wheatley; Judaism Unbound podcast, and R’ Hannah Dresner.
Sermon given at the Lakeshore UU Congregation – 24 November 2019
So there is this … read more.
“The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large.” /The Fifth Principle
For those of us who view religious differences as a marker of human inventiveness and creativity, the many months of discussions around … read more.
What do you suggest should be modalities for applying a universal prescription to the real world?
‘Promoting the worth and dignity of every person’ offers a fairly clear idea of what we should not be doing: discriminating against or excluding others, … read more.
Some Relevant History:
The cry of ‘Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité of the French Revolution in 1789, and the Declaration of Independence sent to the King of England from 13 trivial new world colonies in 1776, arose in a world where for roughly 1200 years, clan ties … read more.
Today, we begin another year of celebrating our lives together, sharing our thoughts and feelings, our joys and sorrows. I have chosen this morning to celebrate the life and words of an inspiring Afro-American poet, Maya Angelou. I’ll start with a thumbnail portrait.
She … read more.
A Pact for the Transition – from Words to Action
At the end of 2018, our Québec artistic community has announced le Pacte pour la Transition which combines a personal commitment to reducing our ecological footprint and slowing global warming with a vigorous lobby to press … read more.
Summary: Investments, income & expenditures ALL DOWN.
Last year, investments were up markedly although income and expenditures were both on a continuing downward trend.
So this year is the first recent year where our investments have declined over the year, due to stock market drops in the … read more.
In February, Kim Turner who grew up in the Lakeshore Unitarian Church (LUC) and is now a member of the Universalist Unitarian Church of Halifax (UUCH) wrote to Lakeshore to tell us she had discovered a box of wooden tokens in going through her deceased … read more.